Lions finish fifth at Columbus State Cougar Invitational

Lions finish fifth at Columbus State Cougar Invitational

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Mars Hill's women's cross country team finished fifth overall at the 14th Annual Columbus State Cougar Invitational.  Nyla Feeney led all Lions' runners.

Feeney turned in a time of 19:59.19, which was good for 17th overall.  It was also a personal best time in the 5K race.

Freshmen Emily Wilson and Hannah Jones ran personal bests with times of 24:58.69 and 26:19.86, respectively.

Mars Hill averaged a time of 22:03.79 per runner in their fifth place finish.  That set a new season best.  They ran the course in a total time of 1:50:18.93.

The Lions will travel to Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday, September 29 to run at the Queens Royal Invitational.  The race is slated to start at 4 p.m.